{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Late 17th - 18th Century 2

Late 17th - 18th Century 2 - Neoclassicism o France Spain...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Neoclassicism o France, Spain, England had similar developments in theater during the early 1600s o NEOCLASSICISM - an attempt to revive and emulate classical attitudes towards art based on… Order Harmony Unity Restrained wit Decorum o Neoclassical drama Strict unity of time, place, and action No mixing of comedy/tragedy No chorus No soliloquy No deus ex machina o With the return of King Charles II from France, the English theater started to change Changes on the English Stage o Scenic changes New theaters… Long and narrow Indoors Artificial lighting Theaters were opened year round New theaters allowed for new scenic designs Painted backdrops Actors could enter/exit the stage from the wings or between the drops Proscenium arch Pit - raked with benches, boxes, galleries o Actresses appeared on stage Drama o Heroic Tragedy - extraordinary characters who undertook extraordinary deeds
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}